The Idea of Political Liberalism: Essays on Rawls

The Idea of Political Liberalism: Essays on Rawls

by Victoria Davion
     
 

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In this unique volume, some of today's most eminent political philosophers examine the thought of John Rawls, focusing in particular on his most recent work. These original essays explore diverse issues, including the problem of pluralism, the relationship between constitutive commitment and liberal institutions, just treatment of dissident minorities, the

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In this unique volume, some of today's most eminent political philosophers examine the thought of John Rawls, focusing in particular on his most recent work. These original essays explore diverse issues, including the problem of pluralism, the relationship between constitutive commitment and liberal institutions, just treatment of dissident minorities, the constitutional implications of liberalism, international relations, and the structure of international law. The first comprehensive study of Rawls's recent work, The Idea of Political Liberalism will be indispensable for political philosophers and theorists interested in contemporary political thought.

Editorial Reviews

Ethics
This is a fine volume, with essays of consistently high quality, an unique in its focus on the 'recent' Rawls of Political Liberalism.
Metaphilosphy Llc and Blackwell Publishers
Essential reading for anyone working in contemporary political philosophy.
Choice
These critical essays by philosophy scholars focus on Rawl's Political Liberalism, which the editors' introduction eloquently distinguishes from Rawl's A Theory of Justice, and provide a chapter-by-chapter overview.
CHOICE
These critical essays by philosophy scholars focus on Rawl's Political Liberalism, which the editors' introduction eloquently distinguishes from Rawl's A Theory of Justice, and provide a chapter-by-chapter overview.
Metaphilosophy
Essential reading for anyone working in contemporary political philosophy.
Ethics: An International Journal of Social
This is a fine volume, with essays of consistently high quality, an unique in its focus on the 'recent' Rawls of Political Liberalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847687930
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.85(d)

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Meet the Author

Victoria Davion is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Georgia. Clark Wolf is assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Georgia.

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